Gerry Steele
The Baker City Herald

Baker evened its season record at 1-1 Friday with a 57-54 nonleague boys basketball win over Ambrose, Idaho, in Meridian.

The Bulldogs held a slight edge most of the game, leading by two points with 3.6 seconds remaining.

Kaden Sand led Baker with 21 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter.

Caden Long added 15 points.

Baker hosts Nyssa in its home opener Tuesday at 7 p.m.

BAKER (57)

Sand 7 6-7 21, Gambleton 3 2-6 9, Flanagan 1 1-2 3, Hill 1 0-0 2, Mastrude 1 0-0 2, Schwin2 0-1 5, Long 5 5-7 15, Smith, Van Arsdal. Totals 20 14-23 57.

AMBROSE (54) -

Johnson, Sugarman 7 4-7 19, Nipper, Blythe 5 4-5 16, Hughes 0 2-2 2, Ferren, Tenner 4 4-7 13, Borck 1 0-0 2, Hansell 0 1-2 1. Totals 17 15-22 54.

Baker - 17 13 11 16 — 57

Ambrose - 12 13 12 17 — 54

Three-point baskets — Sand, Gambleton, Schwin, Sugarman, Blythe 2, Yenner. Fouled out — none. Total fouls — Baker 18, Ambrose 16. Technicals — none.

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